In order to safeguard the unique biodiversity of the Mergui Archipelago in southern Myanmar, scientists are examining the health of the coral reefs with a view to finding solutions that will ensure sustainable development in the region.
A reef at the mouth of the Amazon is almost six times larger than initial reports, scientists say — meaning the recently discovered site is threatened by proposed oil drilling. Nadia Pontes reports from Brazil.
The popularity of the Mexican island of Cozumel as a cruise destination is great for the economy — but not necessarily for nature. The country is now trying to protect its blue waters and fragile coral reefs.
Iguanas have arrived in the Sunshine State and are marching north, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. Conservationists are hoping the human population might start to recognize these striking reptiles as food.
In the battle to save threatened species from extinction, a new study has found that keeping climate change under 1.5 degrees Celsius could be key. Global warming will hit hardest those animals we depend upon most.
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